IMF to enter Brexit row amid controversy over Bank of England's intervention
The IMF is set to intervene in the increasingly bitter Brexit battle after the Bank of England's warning withdrawal could cause recession provoked a furious backlash from the Leave campaign.
IMF managing director Christine Lagarde was expected to deliver a sharp, downbeat, warning regarding the economic impact of Britain turning its back on Brussels as she was meeting Chancellor George Osborne at the Treasury.
And in a double-whammy attack against the Leave side, Tory former prime minister Sir John Major was accusing the Brexit c ampaign of "fuelling prejudice" with dangerous... read more
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